“Spokesman” in the news

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government spokesman

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The New York Times
· In George Floyd’s Death, a Police Technique Results in a Too-Familiar Tragedy  
John Elder, a spokesman for the Minneapolis Police Department, did not respond to a query about whether the knee restraint used by Officer Chauvin corresponded to those guidelines.
The New York Times
· Its Coronavirus Caseload Soaring, India Is Reopening Anyway  
Amit Malviya, a spokesman for Mr. Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party, fired back in a television interview.
· 7 shot during protests in Louisville, police say  
Circumstances of the shootings were not immediately clear, and a police spokesman called the situation downtown fluid early Friday.
The China Post
· 7 shot at Louisville protest over fatal police shooting  
“No officers discharged their service weapons,” police spokesman Sgt.
The China Post
· George Floyd protesters set Minneapolis police station afire  
A police spokesman confirmed late Thursday that staff had evacuated the 3rd Precinct station, the focus of many of the protests, “in the interest of the safety of our personnel” shortly after 10 p.m. Livestream video showed the protesters entering the building, where fire alarms blared and sprinklers ran as blazes were set.
Financial Express
· UN chief appreciates India's assistance to other countries during COVID-19 pandemic: TS Tirumurti  
UN chief Antonio Guterres has appreciated India’s assistance to other countries to combat the COVID-19 pandemic during a virtual conversation with Ambassador T S Tirumurti, India’s envoy to the world body, the Secretary General’s spokesman has said.
Bangkok Post
· 11 new Covid cases, all back from Kuwait  
Dr Taweesilp Visanuyothin, spokesman for the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, said the returnees were of working age and were either asymptomatic or had mild symptoms.
Financial Express
· White House punts economic update as US election draws near  
“This desperate attempt to keep the American people in the dark about the economy’s performance is not only an acknowledgement that Trump knows he’s responsible for some of the most catastrophic economic damage in American history, but also a sign of how stunningly out of touch he is with hardworking Americans,” said Andrew Bates, a Biden campaign spokesman.
Malay Mail
· Thailand reports 11 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths  
The new cases were all patients who had arrived from Kuwait and were in quarantine, said Taweesin Wisanuyothin, a spokesman for the government's Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration.
The Guardian
· Queensland launches investigation into treatment of malnourished teens in Brisbane  
A Queensland ambulance spokesman previously told the Guardian they were in a stable condition.